Simple and convenient screenshot tool. Select an area, edit your screenshot and upload it to the server.

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What is Lightshot?

Lightshot is a convenient Edge add-on that provides a simple and lightweight screenshot tool. With Lightshot, you can easily capture and edit screenshots, save them on your disk, upload them to the cloud, search for similar screenshots, and copy them to your clipboard.

This add-on was removed from Edge Add-on Store on 2022-07-01
Stats date:
Users: 81,947
Rating: 3.00 (6)
Version: 6.3.1 (Last updated: 2022-06-29)
Creation date: 2020-12-01
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • notifications
  • clipboardWrite
  • downloads
  • cookies
  • background
  • See more
Size: 530.88K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood

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Lightshot (screenshot tool)
Lightshot (screenshot tool) (v6.3.0)
4.41 (6,794) 3,248,647
Not available on Firefox

Lightshot is the fastest way to take a customizable screenshot. Simple interface, nothing useless and light weight.


  • take screenshot and share it in few clicks
  • select any part of the page
  • edit screenshot in place
  • save on a disk or upload to the cloud
  • search for similar screenshots
  • copy screenshot in clipboard
User reviews
Used to use this extension in Chrome and glad to see it still works perfectly in Edge. You can chose to capture just the elements of a page instead of the whole thing. Very useful with PDFs.
by Drew, 2021-05-27

easy very nice
by dogan, 2021-01-08
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Risk impact

Lightshot is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Lightshot if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Lightshot may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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